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Ascent of Oakzanita Peak on 2014-08-22

Climber: Jim Wick

Others in Party:Larry Edmonds
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, August 22, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Oakzanita Peak
    Location:USA-California
    Elevation:5054 ft / 1540 m

Ascent Trip Report

This was the third peak of the day (after Sugg West and Sugg Peak). Most of the group headed back to the trailhead/cars as they had been to Oakzanita Peak before. The trail is in great shape. We made quick work of the ascent to the peak. There is just minor scrambling to find the register. We signed the register and took photos of the views (& benchmark). We head back down to the trail junction before taking the Upper Descanso Trail back to the trailhead.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:332 ft / 100 m
    Total Elevation Loss:1114 ft / 339 m
    Round-Trip Distance:3.4 mi / 5.5 km
    Quality:3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:252 ft / 76 m
    Distance:0.6 mi / 1 km
    Route:Oakzanita Trail
    Start Trailhead:N32.89068 W116.55750  4802 ft / 1463 m
    Time:18 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:1114 ft / 339 m
        Loss Breakdown:Net: 1034 ft / 315 m; Extra: 80 ft / 24m
    Gain on way out:80 ft / 24 m
    Distance:2.8 mi / 4.5 km
    Route:Upper Descanso Trail
    End Trailhead:SR-79 MM 3.5  4020 ft / 1225 m
    Time:49 Minutes
Ascent Part of Trip: Sugg Sugg Oakzanita 2014

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Sugg West2014-08-221299 ft / 396 m
2Sugg Peak2014-08-22479 ft / 146 m
3Oakzanita Peak2014-08-22332 ft / 101 m
Total Trip Gain: 2110 ft / 643 m    Total Trip Loss: 2110 ft / 643 m
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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